Rwanda Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 622
No. Of products 1,147
No. Of partners 117
Imports (in US$ Mil) 1,778
No. Of products 3,463
No. Of partners 160

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.19
Index of export market penetration1.41
World Growth-1.24
Country Growth8.94

Service Indicators 2018

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,075,855,788.50
Service exports (BoP, current US$)913,338,929.99
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)34.13
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.37

Rwanda top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Congo, Dem. Rep.198 31.82
Kenya99 16.00
United Arab Emirates87 14.00
Switzerland55 8.83
Burundi36 5.78
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China378 21.24
Uganda200 11.24
Kenya139 7.84
India132 7.42
United Arab Emirates103 5.80

Rwanda Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials178 28.68 135 7.58 1.23
Intermediate goods145 23.30 381 21.45 6.60
Consumer goods269 43.36 751 42.25 11.83
Capital goods29 4.66 511 28.72 2.72

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Petroleum oils, etc, ...108,215.36
Gold in unwrought fo ...79,705.16
Coffee, not roasted ...57,580.51
Black tea (fermented ...55,435.21
Niobium, tantalum an ...39,583.46
Other medicaments of ...71,989.22
Transmission apparat ...58,898.25
Portland cement (exc ...56,258.99
Cane or beet sugar, ...51,712.42
Spelt, common wheat ...35,363.68

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Rwanda

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 5
Simple Average (%) 11.50
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 1,083,773.92
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 7.33
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 43.38

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.17
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.11

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All25

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM) 2011

No Of NTM Measures (2011)36
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) (2011)2,239

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2018 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)9,509
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)780.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,594.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-16.76

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank38
Trading Across Borders Rank88

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4.50

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank62